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Published on Friday, 02 November 2012

Textile fibres…from slime

Written by John Mowbray

hagfishGUELPH – We’ve had textile fibres from pineapple, bananas, crab shells, stinging nettles and even milk. Yet now we have the latest improbable – and perhaps slightly disturbing – source of commercial natural fibres…textiles from hagfish slime.


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